Los Angeles Food & Drink

wolfe and crane little tokyo

LOS ANGELES | Wolf & Crane is a bar that we first spotted in Little Tokyo while heading for Sushi at Sushi Gen just a few doors up. It’s named after the Aesop fable, Honshu Wolf and the Red-Crowned Crane, which symbolises protection and longevity in Japanese mythology. What this

dinosaur coffee silver lake

LOS ANGELES | Dinosaur Coffee Silver Lake was set up by Ben Hantoot, one of the founders of Cards Against Humanity, and his wife. It’s a bright, white space, with a large bar in the centre of the room and seating at the bar,the front, and on communal tables. Free

mumford brewing downtown los angeles

LOS ANGELES | Mumford Brewing is a small Arts District brewery from brothers Todd and Peter Mumford that we stumbled across while visiting The Escondite, and we don’t know how we managed to not know of its existence earlier. The bright and spacious taproom offers visitors a variety of ways

gjelina venice

LOS ANGELES | Gjelina Venice was one of the hottest restaurants in this part of LA when it opened, and while the lines aren’t quite as out-of-this-world long as they once were, it’s still very popular and there’s still a wait for a table. Why is it so popular? Well

valerie confections echo park

LOS ANGELES | Valerie Confections Echo Park store is where Valerie Gordon, maker of fine chocolates, cakes and preserves has decided to focus on tea, and sweet and savoury food that pairs well with it. Think afternoon tea without all of the pomp and circumstance. Think sandwiches like prosciutto with

larry's venice los angeles

LOS ANGELES | Larry’s Venice is named after local artist Larry Bell, a pioneer of the California minimalism movement. The influence of Bell’s art can be seen as soon as you step inside Larry’s, with 1960s-style mirrored and translucent glass and plexiglass cubes gracing the venue. Located a stone’s throw

tacos arizas echo park

LOS ANGELES | Tacos Arizas can be found on the stretch of Sunset Boulevard in Echo Park that contains three well established, very popular taco trucks. The neon signage around the relatively small van can be spotted at its location on Logan, just off Sunset, and visitors are greeted with

snakepit alehouse melrose

LOS ANGELES | Snake Pit Alehouse on Melrose celebrated its 25th birthday in 2016, a great achievement for any bar in a hip city where new venues open and close all of the time. The secret to its success is a genuine neighbourhood feel, complete lack of pretension, and some

yeastie boys bagels hollywood

LOS ANGELES | Yeastie Boys Bagels started out as a food truck serving gourmet bagels before finding a permenant spot alongside Alfred Coffee {In The Alley} in West Hollywood. The bagels here are seriously good, with each lot of bagels taking two days to make. Dough is hand-rolled, proved overnight

melrose umbrella company west hollywood

LOS ANGELES | Melrose Umbrella Company on Melrose Avenue is a bar/cafe that was created by owners Zachary Patterson and Austin Melrose to be a community focused place where people can hang out all day. The space dates back to 1936 and is surprisingly bright with high ceilings and Douglas